How I ended up at York and why I fell in love with it

Hello! For my first blog post I thought I’d write a little bit about myself, how I ended up at York and why I fell in love with the city and the University. Okay, so a little bit about me; I come fro m a town a little outside of Liverpool called Southport; I have a … Continue reading How I ended up at York and why I fell in love with it

Making Friends at Uni

Everyone looks forward to making new friends at university, although none of us gets taught exactly how to do it. Rather, we learn by an (often clumsy) kind of trial and error – by experience. As such, I thought I’d summarise a few things that I’ve picked up from my own trials (and errors) with making friends at … Continue reading Making Friends at Uni

How has university helped me with my future?

I believe all of you are like me, in that you want to get into a great career after university. However, how does university help you with getting your dream job? In my first two years here at York, I was quite worried that I did not know where to seek help for my future career. Luckily, … Continue reading How has university helped me with my future?

The big step to 2nd year..

Okay, so I’m completely new to all of this blogging business, but I’m gonna give it a good go! *Looking Back* Wow, where has this first year at York gone?! Feels like yesterday I was sitting laughing with my new classmates as the lecturer said: “This year will fly by!”. “Yeah, okay!” we all replied. … Continue reading The big step to 2nd year..

Top 5 reasons why studying Biology at York is amazing!

You may be asking yourselves: why should I study Biology at the University of York? What’s so great about living somewhere where you permanently have to dodge geese waddling around campus? Well, here are my top five reasons why studying Biology at York is the best decision you could make…! 1. The Guardian University Guide 2017 ranks … Continue reading Top 5 reasons why studying Biology at York is amazing!

Your adventure

Hi everyone Since this is my first post I will start by telling you a little bit about myself and why I chose to study at the University of York. I thought it might be nice if I was able to share some things I have learnt since beginning university and therefore I will try to … Continue reading Your adventure

First Things First

Hey Reader! I’m Sophie-Jayne, a second year Electronic Engineering student who in her spare times loves to sing along to musicals and drink a lot of tea. Tea is a very important part of my life 🙂 . For my first blog post I thought I’d start with 10 things about me, and maybe we … Continue reading First Things First

Making the Move

Hello everybody! My name is Mark and I am currently a second year history student. I come from a small town called Kendal and I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at York so far. Throughout my blogs I will try and show you all that York is such an amazing place to live and study, … Continue reading Making the Move

Internships, work experience, student placements, etc, etc…

Internships, work experience, student placements, I’m sure you’ve probably had six million careers talks all about the merit of doing them. The ‘transferable’ skills you’ll gain and how great it’ll look on your CV etc etc. I’ve been there, sitting in the lecture theatre thinking sure, sure, yeah, punctuality is important obviously, blah blah and … Continue reading Internships, work experience, student placements, etc, etc…

How to uni…

University is scary. The department you become part of will be bigger than your current year group. No ones forcing you to do any work, but if you don’t, it’s on your back. You’ll go from being a big fish in a small pond to a big fish in the Atlantic ocean… …and all the other … Continue reading How to uni…